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“I’m next to you and can kill you” Terrified Man Couldn’t Move!

Stephen Hawking addressed a crowd of fans at the Starmus Festival. The renowned physicist, who is confined to a wheelchair, was issued death threats by a 37 year-old woman on

Kylie Jenner Can't Stop Posting Photos Of Herself In Cornrows

Kylie Jenner is no stranger to controversy, as she's posed for a magazine cover in a gilded wheelchair and dated a 25-year-old rapper at only 17 (whom she's still, unfortunately, dating). The 18-year-old reality star is also a repeat offender of cultural appropriation, especially when she wears her hair in cornrows. Show More Summary

When Dealing With A Progressive Disease, Objective Thinking Will Keep You Moving Forward

This article was recently featured on I loved my Truck. Fire red, tough, and super cool. But it no longer made sense when I switched to a wheelchair full-time. A Mini van was not cool--especially a dull gray one thatShow More Summary

Joe Budden – Making A Murderer Pt. 1 (Drake Diss)

“Either Jimmy acting or he really miss a wheelchair” So this has finally escalated. Over the past couple of weeks, Joe Budden has gotten it into his head that Drake was sending shots at him on the “4PM in Calabasas” freestyle. He went into great detail on a recent episode of his podcast about which […]

Taxi groups crafting legislation to hit Uber with wheelchair mandate

The for-hire vehicle industry has come up with a plan to impose wheelchair accessibility—which now applies mainly to yellow and green cabs—on Uber and other app-based car services. An... To view the full story, click the title link.

Disability rights groups sue MTA over inaccessible subway station

2 days agoNews : NY Daily News

The MTA is rolling over disabled people's rights by failing to make newly renovated stations wheelchair accessible, a new lawsuit charges.

See how the Apple Watch helps improve the lives of wheelchair users

Apple is working hard on WatchOS and its accompanying Apple Watch to ensure those who happen to be in wheelchairs are still able to get the most out of the wearables. The company is working on an issue that will affect potentially millions of users worldwide. Show More Summary

Apple Invites Retail Employees in Wheelchairs to Test watchOS 3

Apple last week sent out a memo to employees, inviting those in wheelchairs to help the company test an upcoming watchOS 3 feature that adds a dedicated wheelchair mode to the Apple Watch. With the wheelchair setting, Activity options can be customized for wheelchair users. Show More Summary

Apple retail employees invited to evaluate watchOS 3 wheelchair activity tracking

In efforts to improve watchOS 3 prior to release this fall, Apple has invited retail store employees to test a new activity tracking feature specifically designed to improve the Apple Watch experience for users in wheelchairs.

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Pioneering Example of Accessible Design, The Laurent House

Designed for a client who used a wheelchair, the home made its owner realize his capabilities, not his disabilities. Frank Lloyd Wright called the home "his little gem," and would tell potential clients making the trip from Chicago to Taliesin to stop by and visit to get a sense of his style. Show More Summary

E-wheelchair should weigh less

Whilst the advantages of a wheelchair with auxiliary drive are self-evident, they do not always outweigh the disadvantages. The weight of the construction can pose a physical burden on a certain group of wheelchair users, according to new research.

How Apple Made The Watch Work For Wheelchair Users

Apple engineer Ron Huang describes the months-long process of overhauling watchOS for people in wheelchairs. In America alone, there are more than 2.2 million people who depend upon wheelchairs to get around every day. But most wheelchair users aren't active. Show More Summary

Calendar: Week of June 27

5 days agoTechnology : Tech Talk

Lee Cowan looks at some notable events of the week ahead, including the 36th National Veterans Wheelchair Games in Salt Lake City, the Smithsonian Folklife Festival on the National Mall in Washington, the start of RIMPAC 2016 and World UFO Day.

The Vietnam warrior who wrote 'Born on the Fourth of July' recounts another fight

5 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

I don’t know how Ron Kovic does it. Forty-eight years in a wheelchair, paralyzed from the chest down. Forty-eight years of simple things being difficult, Vietnam still casting shadows. And yet for Kovic there’s drive and determination, goals to meet and plans to keep. After the war, he was so filled...

Wheelchair Envy

5 days agoReligion / Judaism :

I wish people would realize my child is mentally ill and is not going to grow out of it.

Requiem for Europe or for the U. K?

So a sizable majority of British voted to leave the European Union. Does this mean the end of the Union? No. It means only that the U. K. is isolating itself, becoming a lonely pitiful old lady on a wheelchair in a street corner somewhere. The British ignored passionate appeals from U. Show More Summary

Stranger: Three of Five

The presentation was over. It had gone well. I'd enjoyed the audience and the audience had seemed to enjoy my presentation style. I was packing up, getting things ready to go back into my wheelchair bag or into my briefcase, a few people had asked questions afterwards but the room was nearly empty now.Then, she came in. Show More Summary

NYC urged to force Uber to be more wheelchair friendly

last weekNews : NY Daily News

Taxi medallion owners backed by some city pols are demanding the city force Uber to make half of its cars accessible to the disabled.

WATCH: Former GOP House Speaker Dennis Hastert reports to prison

last weekNews : The Raw Story

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert (R-IL) was spotted reporting to a federal prison hospital on Wednesday after being convicted of paying a molestation victim to keep quiet, WLS-TV reported. Hastert was seen using a wheelchair as he approached the Federal Medical Center in Rochester, Minnesota,...

Customize This 3D-Printed Wheelchair Through An App

The chair is lightweight, fast to produce and tailored to fit a person's body perfectly

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